The First Sarphati Amsterdam Symposium
14-02-2019 09:30 14-02-2019 18:00 Theater de Meervaart

The First Sarphati Amsterdam Symposium

"research for effective and sustainable prevention of non-communicable diseases"


The program will entail speakers such as Ken Ong (University of Cambridge), Mark Hanson (University of Southampton) and Hans Brug (Director at National Institute for Public Health and the Environment - RIVM). There will be seven parallel sessions given by experts within our diverse working field.

9:30 - 10:00 Registration with coffee and tea

10:00 - 10:30 Word of welcome by our Chair Supervisory Board

10:30 - 12:00 Plenary program with our international speakers

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch at the Sarphati Inspiration Gallery

13:30 - 15:30 Parallel sessions

15:30 - 15:45 Break

15:45 - 16:25 The day in retrospect

16:25 - 16.55 Theatrical intermezzo about Samuel Sarphati

16:55 - 17:00 Closing statement

17:00 - 18:00 Informal drinks at the Sarphati Inspiration Gallery

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